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Latest University of Strathclyde Stories

2014-02-03 12:32:11

First Production Scale Semiconductor Disc Laser and First Ever Tunable Raman Laser both using High Purity Single Crystal Chemical Vapor Deposition Diamond SAN FRANCISCO, Feb.

2014-01-31 12:27:51

-- University Cites Synthetic Diamond's Unique and Exceptional Properties as Vital to Enabling Achievements in Solid-State Laser Engineering -- SANTA CLARA, Calif., Jan.

2013-08-13 12:00:18

A survey, run by Strathclyde academics on behalf of the Scottish Beekeepers' Association, indicated 31.3 per cent of managed honey bee colonies in Scotland failed to survive last winter – almost double the previous year's loss rate of 15.9 per cent.

Smoke Alarms Do Not Always Wake Children Up
2013-06-28 05:00:34

Standard-issue smoke detectors might not be enough to keep your children safe during a fire, as new research is casting doubts on their ability to wake up youngsters during an emergency.

Device For Portable, Ultra-precise Clocks And Quantum Sensors Developed By Scientists
2013-05-09 10:59:35

In a joint project between the Universities of Strathclyde and Glasgow, Imperial College London and the National Physical Laboratory, researchers have developed a portable way to produce ultracold atoms for quantum technology and quantum information processing.

World's Most Extreme Hearing Animal Discovered By Researchers
2013-05-08 14:45:58

Researchers at the University of Strathclyde have discovered that the greater wax moth is capable of sensing sound frequencies of up to 300kHz – the highest recorded frequency sensitivity of any animal in the natural world.

University Of Strathclyde Takes The Lead In Space Research
2012-10-04 11:40:44

Academics at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow are set to investigate the removal of space debris and deflection of asteroids – leading the first research-based training network of its kind in the world.

2012-08-23 01:00:30

A compound found in green tea could be a weapon in treatments for tackling cancer.


Word of the Day
swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.